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Check out the best new illusions of 2015

The Neural Correlate Society has voted in its picks for the best new illusions that highlight interesting things about perception.

By June 15, 2015

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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By June 22, 2014

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May 20, 2014

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Men think they're smarter than they are, so they study science, says researcher

Technically Incorrect: A Washington State University study suggests men overestimate their brains, while women are quite accurate. This may lead more men to study math and science than women.

By June 24, 2015

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Tempting blue pools in vivid Mars photo aren't what they seem

A recently released ESA image shows large lakes of blue on the surface of the Red Planet. Or does it?

By June 3, 2015

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Why do you look so mad, bro? Maybe it's the red shirt

The tendency for men to be "red-faced" when they get angry has turned the color red into a social red flag, according to a Durham University study.

By May 13, 2015

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Professor explains whether cat is going up or down stairs

Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.

By April 11, 2015

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Tattoo celebrates blue/black/white/gold dress meme

The divisive dress that smothered social media is enshrined on a man's leg as a permanent monument to the frock's fleeting Internet fame.

By March 2, 2015

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The world's first drone circus is coming to Amsterdam

An airshow consisting entirely of drones will make its world premiere at the Amsterdam Arena sometime in the near future.

By February 15, 2015

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CNET's Next Big Thing at CES: New realities (Tuesday live blog)

CNET's Next Big Thing SuperSession is one of the most popular events at CES. In 2015, we're focusing on augmented reality, virtual reality and the amazing futures they will enable.

By January 6, 2015